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with a polarized environment? >> that is a terrific question. it is hard to answer, if part of the answer is the following, when lyndon johnson became majority leader of the senate in 1955 the senate was and has been for decades, let's put it that way, same mess, hard to believe, the same dysfunctional mess and it is today. bills couldn't get past. the power in front of the president wasn't a party, republicans against democrats, half of the democrats in the senate, southern democrats who were just as conservative as can be imagined on civil rights and everything else and in that year, 1965 if i have the number right, 16 great standing committees of the senate, republicans were chairman of nine of them and senior committee post was stacked with them. they stopped every president because no one seems to realize it. and when they realize the midwestern republicans were on the same side, and anyone got a major domestic bill through congress. and the senate becomes the center of governmental energy and creativity, he -- majority leader for six years. instantly the senate is back in the same m
is that the primal living conditions, the rudimentary environments that they're in provides for no separation between sexes, and therefore puts both men and women in very humiliating situations. >> jennifer hunt, whose humvee was blown up in iraq action got a purple heart, then sued the army to end gender discrimination. >> unit cohesion is task-based, and it's based on people being different and bringing their own experiences to the team, and not everybody being the same. >> reporter: or the same sex, said the pentagon today. still, it could be 2016 before women learn which frontline com impart units would be open to them, if any. i'm steve handelsman, news4. >>> is the medicine you're taking making you sicker? we'll tell you how to avoid the next big problem during cold and flu season. i'll introduce you also to a chef from prince george's county whose sweet treats have catapulted her into the limelight. she could be the next big chef on the food network. >>> as if the flu wasn't bad new, the cdc says a new strain of nor ovirus is sweeping the country. nor ovirus is the leading cause of symptomatio
these decisions have on the environment that the u.s. is in. for most of history, we have maintained a strong military, not so that we can fight, but so that we can not fight. the other. that time made that is important -- the other point that tom made is to understand what is involved in military operations. there is a piece on the web that explains exactly what it is we can do with the troops we have at the president makes critical decisions about afghanistan. it is not just about bureaucrats in d.c.. fighting a war is a big logistical exercise. do you does want to talk about that and several surrounding decisions? >> we have become very accustomed to throwing around numbers of troops, and people have gotten way too comfortable with pulling numbers out of the air and discussing them as though they were serious. the effect of that is that very few americans actually understand that there is a method for figuring out how many troops are actually needed to accomplish something. when the recommendation comes from a military commander, this cannot just, as this white house seems to think, the co
in los angeles. you could find yourself in a lawless environment in this country. the store was about a place called koreatown. there are marauding gangs going through the area burning stores, looting and robbing. the vice-president said in response to me, he said, no, you would be better off with a 12 gauge shotgun. that is his opinion, and i respect it. i have an ar-15 at home and i have not heard anybody and i do not intend to, but i would be better off protecting my family if there was law-and-order breakdown in my neighborhood. i do not think that makes me and on reasonable person. mr. trotter when you say you speak on behalf of millions of women out there who believe an ar-15 makes them safer, there were a lot of giggles and the room, and that explains the dilemma. the people who were giggling were saying to you, that is crazy. nobody i know thinks that way. which reminds me of the harvard professor who said i cannot believe mcgovern lost. everyone i knew voted for him. i bet there are people on our side that cannot believe obama won because everyone they know voted against him.
? in 1992, you had the riots in los angeles. you could find yourself in a lawless environment in this country. the story was about a place called koreatown. there are marauding gangs going through the area burning stores, looting and robbing. the vice-president said in response to me, he said, no, you would be better off with a 12 gauge shotgun. that is his opinion, and i respect it. i have an ar-15 at home and i have not hurt anybody and i do not intend to, but i would be better off protecting my family if there was law-and-order breakdown in my neighborhood. i do not think that makes me an unreasonable person. mr. trotter when you say you speak on behalf of millions of women out there who believe an ar-15 makes them safer, there were a lot of giggles in the room, and that explains the dilemma. the people who were giggling were saying to you, that is crazy. nobody i know thinks that way. which reminds me of the harvard professor who said i cannot believe mcgovern lost. everyone i knew voted for him. i bet there are people on our side that cannot believe obama won because ever
inches from your comrade's face. now, introducing women into that environment can be really traumtic and humiliating. and combat's already difficult enough. you don't need to add this other layer. >> congress wam tulsi gabbard of hawaii, also an iraqi war vet, had news for mr. smith. >> well, ryan, i respect you and thank you for your service. i've been honored to serve with many women who've already operated under these circumstances. this is not something new. some of the things that you've described are things that i and friends of mine and people that i've served with have already experienced. >> joining us tonight, goldie taylor, msnbc contributor, managing editor of the goldie taylor project and former marine. goldie, thank you for your time tonight. your response to some of the rhetoric you just heard. >> i frankly just find it astounding. you know, women have been serving in our armed forces and in military operations around the world for decades. the fact is we're doing the job. we're helicopter pilots. we're marine corps, you know, military police officers. we're military i
. to do it in the environment of these big gun shows, which are basically a giant gun shop with many dealers real hi doesn't add anything to it. as police chief johnson said, it takes a minute or two to go through the background check. the second thing is that the whole point of the exercise is that it keeps the criminal from coming in and buying guns. so when mr. lapierre says, well, you know, this is no good because criminals won't subject themselves to a background check, that's precisely the point. >> sure. what was the feeling in the room from you and your colleagues after hearing gabby giffords speak today? how much of an impact do you think she had? >> i think she had a real impact. i think the other moment of real impact was when her husband, captain kelly, talked about the child at gabrielle giffords' shooting who was killed by the 13th bullet, and pointed out that if the shooter hadn't had that high capacity magazine, before he got to that 13th bullet, he would have had to reload. and that shooting came to an end when the shooter had to reload. so the moment when you have 2
's a small environment for lots of people. >> they are calling it the ferrari virus because it moves so fast. the best way to get rid of it is disinfecting surfaces with bleach and keeping your hands clean. meanwhile, the flu continues to hit people coast-to-coast but there are signs flu season is leveling off and continues to decline hear in the east. our news reporter ericka east tells us there are some home remedies that might make you feel better. >> many swear by anti-viral medicines, like tamiflu. but you have to get them within 48 hours of getting sick. that's when home remedies come into play. >> whisky honey and lemon juice was the home remedy. >> that was used as inspiration when creating her home remedy. it's jenny's sore bayh. >> using things like honey would be really soothing. there's a little bit of cayenne pepper that might help with congestion. >> oh, yeah, and a dose of liquor. >> the whisky kind of relaxes you. >> for the record this is not medicine. it's comfort food like a giant cough drop with a kick. >> most of these things relate to symptom management. feeling better
the audience that everything is fine, the global environment is not threatened. and the critics jumped. they said here's the guy who just sold current tv to al jazeera, which gets an undetermined amount of funding from the country of qatar, which gets its money from oil reserves. isn't there a contradiction in that? >> i certainly understand that criticism. i disagree with it, because i think al jazeera obviously has long since established itself as a really distinguished and effective news-gathering organization. by the way, its climate coverage has been far more extensive and of high quality than any network here. >> funding from a country that basis its wealth on fossil fuels and fossil fuels are the enemy you target in climate change -- >> yeah. >> -- isn't there a bit of hi hypocrisy in that? >> i understand the criticism. its climate coverage, as i said a moment ago, has been outstanding and extensive. >> you're on the board of apple. >> yeah. >> the company is going through some very difficult times. the stock is falling. it's dropped below the market cap of exxonmobil. are you
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